Brianna Blacklock, Don Davis and Bruce Orr are learning to excavate, measure and map shipwrecks in a threeday fieldwork course through the University of South Carolina in Columbia The students, who are all divers, say practicing. Shipwrecks and other obstructions Spirek and his colleagues from the University of South Carolina Institute for Archaeology and Anthropology cost almost $60,000 and provides a nearly complete map of the war relics in the busy. The ship, carrying gold bars and coins from the San Francisco mint to New York banks, sank during a hurricane in 1857 off the South Carolina coast Zeus cameras will create a map a photomosaic of the shipwreck made up of. The law would give a share to the cargos insurers Mariners Museum Map showing location of sunken treasure off coast of South Carolina. It was the same location where an 1865 survey map showed Confederate sailors 90foot masts for sailing During the Civil War, the Water Witch patrolled blockades off the coasts of Alabama, Florida, South Carolina, but mostly in the. In addition to creating the actual maps, the sonars will also contribute to identifying sensitive biological habitats, key coral communities and archaeological sites, including for example old shipwrecks The study is being conducted as a part. The wreck of the SS Ozama, a storied 19thcentury gun transport steamship that may also contain a gold treasure has been identified off the South Carolina coast Spence, who has been discovering shipwrecks for more than 50 years,. Dr Pete Peterson, IMS alumni distinguished professor of coastal habitat valuation and restoration, is leading two related projects to study and map local reefs along Long Bay from Cape Fear to the South Carolina border Ms Paxton. The chairman, Mr Doan Sung, presents himself as a cultural environmentalist, who strongly supports the protection of the environment and to build upon the cultural heritage of the area after his company had earlier salvaged shipwrecks The. Flowers said that after the fort, which was the key distribution point for Confederate supplies during the Civil War, fell under a Northern assault in January 1865, it signaled the South map showing every discovered shipwreck off the North.